as the military bloc of west successfully completed this mission and prevented any danger to national security of member states.
The event was dedicated to the opening of the NATO
Summit in Wales and organised by the Office of the NATO
Liaison Officer in Central Asia and the British and Italian Embassies in Tashkent together with UWED.
In a report, the panel made the observation that NATO
looks ill-prepared to face the Russian threat against NATO
Regarding Pakistan, he said that Pakistan should go to Brussels, speak to NATO
and make its presences in shaping NATO
agenda, and engage with NATO
In Chicago, the President will address the Expanded ISAF Meeting of NATO
and also meet various Heads of State and Government on the margins of the NATO
Summit, the Foreign Ministry said.
John Allen, Commander of the NATO
-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan updated NATO
and ISAF Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) on the progress of the transition process.
Another key item from the Lisbon Summit was the commitment to undertake the largest reorganization of NATO
command structures to date.
Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Germany was a strong ally, and thanked the country for its contributions to Afghanistan and Kosovo.
In the lead-up to the war in Iraq, with the NATO
allies sorely divided over whether to provide defensive measures to protect Turkey in the event that Iraq decided to attack, then US Ambassador to NATO
, Nicholas Burns, referred to the political differences at NATO
as a "crisis of credibility.
Mission to NATO
(a composite DoD and Department of State organization) provides U.
But things were changing, and I could see those changes in all the NATO
meetings I now started attending, first as military assistant to a great man, Secretary of Defense Cap Weinberger, in the early 80s.
An essay by then-Congresswoman Helen Chenoweth published shortly after the NATO
bombing began ("Our Illegal War," April 26, 1999) offered a similar timely warning: "Bill Clinton has committed America's military might to the support of bin Laden's Balkan allies, and the policy of the Clinton Administration seeks the creation of a Balkan outpost for bin Laden's terrorist network.